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East Greenwich High School is the lone Rhode Island representative on Newsweek’s list of the Top 500 public high schools in the nation for 2016, coming in at No. 259. The news organization ranked schools on a combination of factors, including college readiness, graduation rate and how many students were college bound. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined local and state leaders on Friday to celebrate seven Rhode Island municipalities selected as design-grant recipients of the Working Cities Challenge, a cross-sector collaborative designed to improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. more
Partisan conflict among U.S. political leaders in 2016 is higher than any election year since at least 1984, offering another hurdle for the economy seven years after the last recession. more
A decade ago then-Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline held a competition to design a park for the land being freed up by the relocation of Interstate 195. The winning proposal included a pedestrian bridge linking the east and west sides of the … more
While Boston ultimately won the competition for General Electric Co.'s new global headquarters, Rhode Island made such a good showing that the multinational decided to locate an office of its new GE Digital division in the Ocean State. In … more
Wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the words, "I have the body of a god (Unfortunately it's Buddha)," Paul Gervais, owner of Buddha Belly LLC, leans out the window of his food truck. "Can I get an order of the dumplings, please?" asks a … more
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker signed an energy bill into law on Aug. 8 that would make Massachusetts significantly more reliant on hydropower from Canada, as well as wind power. The bill requires the big utilities – namely Eversource and … more
LINCOLN – Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc., part of a multinational tea, coffee and horticulture business, is requesting state incentives to build research, manufacturing and distribution facilities at Quonset Business Park in North … more
(Updated, 8:10 a.m., Aug. 12) The board of directors for the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced Thursday it had voted to approve the 2017 Ten-Year Renewal and Replacement Plan. more
The R.I. Infrastructure Bank on Thursday announced $17.2 million in financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in six Rhode Island communities. more
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